psoas


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Related to psoas: psoas minor, Psoas sign

pso·as ma·jor (mus·cle)

[TA]
groin muscle; origin, bodies of vertebrae and intervertebral discs from the twelfth thoracic to the fifth lumbar, and transverse processes of the lumbar vertebrae; insertion, forms a common insertion with iliacus muscle into lesser trochanter of femur; action, primary flexor of hip joint; nerve supply, lumbar plexus (ventral rami of first, second and usually third lumbar spinal nerves).

psoas

(sō′əs)
n.
1. The larger of two muscles that originate in the lower spine. This muscle flexes the hip. Also called psoas major.
2. The smaller of two muscles that originate in the lower spine. This muscle flexes the lower spine. Also called psoas minor.

psoas

(sō′ăs) [Gr. psoa]
One of two muscles of the loins, psoas major and psoas minor.

psoas

a sublumbar muscle. See Table 13.

psoas tubercle
on the ventral border of the shaft of the ilium; attachment point for the psoas minor muscle.
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This demonstrated generalised superficial oedema with a small collection over the lateral thigh, and an irregular low density appearance of the gluteus and psoas muscles.
Uyluga fleksiyon hareketi yaptiran psoas kasinin zengin bir damar yapisina sahip olmasi, kapali bolgelerden bile kan yoluyla bulasa sebep olmaktadir.
reported that hemorrhage into the iliacus, psoas, and iliopsoas muscles was an infrequent complication of anticoagulant therapy and usually occurred unilaterally (7).
Kraniyumun ve lomber vertebranin Manyetik Rezonans Goruntuleme (MRG) incelemelerinde ozellik saptanmayan hastanin kalca ve sakroiliyak eklem MRG tetkiklerinde sakroiliyak eklemlerde sivi artisi, her iki femur basinda kemik iligi odemi ve bilateral psoas bursiti saptandi.
2] used by Granata and Marras [13] and the specific tension used for the psoas major is the same as that used by Hansen et al.
We report a case of Veillonella dispar causing an extensive spinal epidural abscess with discitis, a left psoas abscess and bacteremia.
After harvest, lamb tissues were dissected into subqtaneous fat (SubQ), internal fat (perirenal), seam fat, dissected lean, bone, semimembranosus muscle (SM), and Psoas major muscle (PsM) and weights recorded.
0-T MR images of the pelvis were acquired in a sagittal plane parallel to the psoas muscle 24 hours after ferumoxtran-10 administration.
Tolo believed the reason that Samuel did not straighten out his right leg was that the mass involved the psoas muscle, which is the primary flexor of the right hip.
They are the transverse abdominus, the psoas muscles and the pelvic floor muscles.